Last night in one of the cinema capitals of the world, in Cannes, the annual International festival Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards was held. For each of the last seven years filmmakers, agencies, television channels and even students have been vying for a prize in corporate and documentary films along Côte d'Azur.
Students, staff and friends of ITMO University meet with Rector Vladimir Vasilyev for a picturesque bike ride in St. Petersburg’s seaside district. This year, the baton was picked up in Vladivostok, where the international conference METANANO-2017 is currently underway.
TMO's admission campaign of 2017 is almost over; the lists of accepted students for the first year of Bachelor's and Master's programs have already been published. Read more about ITMO's growing popularity amongst high school graduates, this year's relevant programs, the growing requirements on the Unified State Exam scores and the admission of international students in an article by ITMO.NEWS.
How does one create a blockchain which can protect intellectual property? What’s the point? What are the consequences of changing the system so that new inventions aren’t registered on paper but digitally? The hope is that innovation production, and new high-tech products will be produced faster.
MIT Global Startup Labs program started off in the Business Incubator of ITMO University in June. The program goes on for eight weeks and is organized by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Starting from the year 2000, a similar MIT GSL program has been carried out in 14 countries, altogether 59 times. This summer marks the first time that the program is conducted in Russia.
On July 31, ITMO University’s business incubator launched the International SumIT Summer School. This year the acceleration program will welcome young entrepreneurs from South Korea. Three startups, each supervised by a Russian mentor, will work and study here for two weeks.
ITMO and Novosibirsk State University initiated a collaboration agreement for a period of five years to enhance the development of quantum technologies, innovative entrepreneurship and realization of the National Technology Initiative in Russia's regions.
The company AGCT, a resident of ITMO University’s Technopark, will receive funding of more than 44 million rubles from RBV Capital Fund. The contract was signed during the Startup Village conference. The company is working on development of a complete cure for HIV.
According to the data by GfK Rus research agency, more than a third of Internet users regularly make purchases in Internet stores; consumers are becoming more used to choosing and buying things online, and various services allow them to quickly order a taxi, book a ticket or rent an apartment. Yet, can this work in the b2b segment?
ITMO’s Higher School of Lighting Design entered the top-5 universities according to PLDC (Professional Lighting Design Convention) and was nominated for the prestigious PLDR award. Among the short-runners are universities and professionals from the Netherlands, Denmark, Poland and Great Britain.
According to the results of the first three rounds of the Presidential research funding program, 504 pilot projects, 239 youth research teams and 31 laboratories have been awarded grants.
The annual international conference on nanophotonics and metamaterials kicked off on 18 September in Vladivostok at the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU). The conference brings together more than 230 scientists and researchers from all over the world.